MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.7% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive59.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A38
MotherboardMSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200610
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 07:29
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G-$165
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Memory 81.8
1-Core 113
2-Core 233
81% 143 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 445
61% 445 Pts
64-Core 441
30% 441 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
MSI(1462 7A38) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.10.44
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Lighting 15.9
Reflection 14.3
Parallax 21.9
13% 17.4 fps
MRender 7.9
Gravity 17
Splatting 14.1
13% 13 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650NS38 240GB
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P191202a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 69 143 203 202 208 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 379
Write 250
Mixed 266
SusWrite 166
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 26
104% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 98.7
DQ Write 4.9
DQ Mixed 80.4
51% 61.3 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
611GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 35 37 38 38 33 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 49% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR4 3200 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
54.1% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 17.8
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 18.4
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38) Builds (Compare 18,757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $559
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